Degrassi‘s Groundbreaking Abortion Storyline

In a recent episode of the “Degrassi: Next Class,” Lola decides to have an abortion after she discovers she’s pregnant from a one-night stand at a party.

The Media’s Woman Problem In A Trump Age

It’s heartening that liberal publications around the country are now an emboldened vanguard against Donald Trump’s misogyny. But the sexism and inequality that allow misogyny to thrive run deep in these same news outlets.

The Top 10 Feminist Moments in Pop Culture from 2016

Despite the setback of the 2016 election, pop culture this year was crowded with messages of gender equity, racial justice and social liberation.

The Top 10 Feminist TV Shows from 2016

These ten shows debuted or premiered new episodes this year, all of which were filled to the brim with feminist goodness.

We Need Saturday Night Live to Survive the Next Four Years

SNL has reminded me to leave room for laughter and that comedy can be both cathartic and productive.

Mass Media Has Failed Us Once Again

The mass media has failed to cover Standing Rock. While they were silent, independent and community media stepped up.

Celebrating the Bravery of Female Journalists

The International Women’s Media Foundation is honoring Mabel Cáceres, Stella Paul, Janine di Giovanni and Diane Rehm this year.

Why I Make Queer Video Games

Balancing humor with the challenges that the LGBTQ family faces is one of the most satisfying and terrifying challenges I’ve taken up—and I’m committed to it because the LGBTQ community deserves to be seen in games and feel seen when they play them.

Feminism at Versailles

We spoke with three of Versailles’ female leads about women in 17th century France and strong female characters.

Across TV Platforms, Women Remain Underrepresented On- and Off-Screen

Research released this week reveals that women still have very far to go in the fight for equality on the small screen.

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